The Realtors Care Foundation is a local program in Hillsborough County by the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR) that assists 1st-time homebuyers with a designated grant of up to $7,500 to purchase their first home. Home buyers must reside in Hillsborough County, Pasco County or Polk County Florida, meet certain financial criteria, and can not have owned a home in the last 3 years. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Homebuyer must be a first-time homebuyer who is a US citizen or a permanent resident alien.
  • Property to be purchased must be an owner-occupied single-family home,
    condominium or townhome in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk or Manatee County.
  • RCF does NOT combine our down payment assistance with any other grant or down payment assistance award other than seller contributions or a gift letter.
  • The number of occupants in the home is based on info obtained on page 7 of the application packet.
  • All income is considered. Income is based on pay stubs, tax returns, W-2s and
    any other income documents.
  • Applicant must be a family or individual who meet the household (140%) Income Limits established by HUD


CONTACT HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY REALTOR: Michael Valdes | Keller Williams Realty

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